Tag Archive for Lesser Antilles

GIS Dominica, National Focus for August 29, 2014

 

National Focus, Thursday August 29th, 2014 with Tasia Floissac and McPherson St. Luce.

In the headlines…the Kalinago MP says the community’s capacity building project is soaring; Government announces a corporate tax rebate for businesses hiring new employees, and GIS News talks with Laplaine’s Ma Topee on turning 102.

GIS Dominica Special Report: Dominica Welcomes Another Carnival Vessel

 

The MV Carnival Triumph made its inaugural and only call to Dominica for the 2014/2015 cruise season.
It was welcomed in musical style on Wednesday February 18th at the Roseau Cruise Ship Berth.

Tasia Floissac brings this special report about what this call means for the island.

GIS Dominica: Restoring Access between Delices and Boetica

 

Government has taken action to restore access between Boetica and Delices since Tropical Storm Erika exposed a gigantic gorge separating the two communities.

The communities remain cut off from the rest of the island following the collapse of the Boetica crossing on August 27.

Mervin Matthew narrates this report